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behind. gray hall is in springfield county that was hit pretty hard today. >> reporter: it was, it was a wild weather day for the folks here in delaware county. crews left the yard in springfield, you see the huge stump indicative of how big the tree was and if you look up at the roof here you see damage left by the massive tree, and most folks we talked to were thankful there was no injuries. a lot of branches, the bulk of the tree, if it hit someone they would be dead or seriously injured. >> it rattled nerves intel wear county. it snapped trees like twigs tonight was quite the afternoon shocker. >> we were just eating and heard a big bang, i look out my window and the tree is completely down.
one woman was driving with her two kids when a tree fell on to her car. >> it was a loud crash on ton of my car and glass broke on the left hand side. i wanted my kids to be okay and they are thank god. >> people know it could have been worse. >> this is unbelievable. that is a 12 to 15 ton tree easily. if that wasn't a brick house that would not have stopped until it hit the ground. >> the tree that fell during the storm is likely over 100 years old. the neighborhood is dotted with trees and when severe weather strikes, there say fear that one will come crashing down. >> springfield is dotted with old trees and it's a scarey thing. we wanted it replaced and now god has replace tropical disturbance for us. >> cathy says the tree that fell on to her roof landed on the spot her ground daughter sleeps when she visits.
>> i couldn't imagine what god was doing to me, i couldn't imagine but nobody got hurt. >> reporter: back out live, you see the remnants of that huge tree, and the stump. dozens of trees came down across this county, haverford township reported 27 trees downed and downed power line, if you see a downed miles per hour line don't touch it contact your electric company. gray hall, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. multiple driver his to be rescued today after trees started to topple over in delaware. the action cam was in delaware as emergency responders rescued a woman when the tree fell on her vehicle. it took 30 minutes to cut her out of the wreckage. she was taken to the hospital in stable condition. in new jersey, strong winds damaged part of an apartment building here in atlantic city. a section of the fourth floor
porch overhang was lifted up on to the roof. city engineers are now assessing the damage. the storms did not long long but they were powerful. >> the sky darkened and heavy rain made it hard to see the skyline. melissa magee is live at the "action news" big board with the latest. >> rick and monica it was shortly before noon we were tracking the showers and storms moving west, across the delaware and lehigh valley. the storms today at 10:00 in the morning well north and west of our viewing area, but as we put it into motion, you can see the line of showers and storms extending from the poconos down south and westward and lancaster county. as we press forward 11:30 to noon we had the showers and storm as long the i-95 corridor.
it continued to travel eastward by about 1:00 it's off the coast and 2:00, 3:00 in the afternoon the skies will clear and they started to clear from a west-east direction. the other part of the story is blustery winds, upper deerfield winds gusting at 72 miles per hour. 66 miles per hour gust in millville and atlantic city 63 miles per hour and maple shade, new jersey, 60 miles per hour and philadelphia winds at the airport coming in at 59 miles per hour. lots of damage reported across the region, collegeville, moth ball size hail and sicklerville, pea size hail. and lumberton trees and power lines down. we have big changes on the way and the storms are moving on out and it will turn clear and
cooler, 7:00 this evening, a temperature of 65 degrees, as we go throughout the rest of the nighttime hours into the overnight hours, the morning temperature will only be in the 50s in philadelphia. the 40s north and west of town, definitely a big drop in temperatures unseasonably cool weather. we'll take a closer look at that coming up in the full and accuweather forecast. >> we have a live chopper over the scene in cinnaminson, new jersey, look at the tree that came down crashing into a home, and workers are on the roof getting a handle of chopping the tree out of the way. you see the tree on the lower left of your screen and snapped and crashed into the rooftop in burlington county new jersey, cinnaminson. we are details into our newsroom. and hopefully they can get the tree out of the center of that
home and make the repairs. scary scene as winds whipped through burlington county. power companies are working to restore power. peco 30,000 out. and new jersey 22,000 without power and delaware 8,000 outages are reported. we are been getting pictures of the damage across our region and we want to share them with you on our 6 abc page. hit the like button to be a follower and get updates around the clock. we are following break news at boston, massachusetts, a deadly shooting near a high school. one person was killed and three others were shot and at least three were teenagers, it happened at a high school near the dorchester area of boston. that someone pulled a fire alarm before the shooting, it's unclear if the victims were students at the school. back here police in montgomery county are searching for a person that shot a man
outside an mcdonald's, the 24-year-old victim was found in the drive-thru lanes. sara bloomquist is live with the latest on the police investigation. >> reporter: rick, the district attorney's office and norristown police are conducting a joint investigation into this homicide, this is a busy spot in norristown and the victim was found dead in the drive-thru lane of the restaurant. police were called at 11:39 last night after neighbors heard numerous shots fired and then screams. arriving officers discovered the victim, a 26-year-old male with six gunshots to his torso, he was pronounced dead at the scene. police told "action news" that the suspect fled from the mcdonald's parking lot to the transportation center across the street.
investigators were checking the restaurant cameras for clues but have not released any video. >> i am surprised to hear about this. >> some patrons were rattled about the homicide at the place they frequent. >> it's way too close to home. >> are you not expecting nothing like this here. >> other customers were not surprised to learn of deadly violence here in norristown. >> terrible but not surprising for norristown. >> why not. stuff like this happens all the time. >> the owner of the place put out a statement, saying that the safety and security is always a top priority. the name of the victim is withheld pending notification of family, anybody with information should contact the montgomery county detective bureau or police. >> thank you sara. a woman from upper darby is facing charges after she was caught with thousands of dollars
worth of cocaine at philadelphia international airport, police say she tried to hide $300,000 worth of cocaine in 10 instant chocolate drink cans, they contained nearly 10 pounds of cocaine and were found during regular screening in may. wednesday night and a check of our "action news" traffic report. lets go to matt pellman in the traffic center. >> i would like to say it's the calm before the storm. it's anything but calm on these roads this afternoon. we are cleaning up and dealing with the residual affects on 95 near broad street and the crash cleared minutes ago and that is the northbound delay we are seeing from philadelphia international airport i would head for the platt bridge still instead of the girard point. people are heading home from the phils game and it's typical afternoon volume. had a crash on the blue route in
delco near mcdade. a solid line from villanova down to mcdade. if you head toward media for dining under the stars, may be an okay night but a slow go g getting there. extra heavy here in the eastbound lanes because they are blocked at haddonfield road because of downed wires, church road and 38 are alternates. >> all right thank you matt. scandal rocked conestoga high school, they are getting a head start with a new football coach. marques weeks is currently a fifth grade social studies teacher and had a stint in the nfl before returning home to chester county. conesto conestoga's former coach was
fired after players werismcated in a hazing scandal. tennis all-star maria sharapova learned her punishments for taking a banned substance but the fight is not over yet. and ahead of muhammad ali's funeral service some are looking to profit off of it. and you may be surprise to see what over the counter medication people are using to get high with. we'll explain the risk in health check. and cecily tynan is live at the zoo. >> this guy grayson is enjoying the cool down, he is a chinchilla, and they have the densest fur of any animals, they condition get wet but there is a wet so they can take baths, go to my facebook page for a live demonstration, it's interesting, i'll feed the pen wings, live
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federation handed down her punishment. she will appeal the ruling because she didn't know it became a banned substance in january. it only took an hour for free tickets for muhammad ali's memorial service to be given out. people lined up hours before they were distributed. among those delivering the eulogies is former president, bill clinton and median, billy crystal, he was a long time friend of the three time world can champion boxer. >> the food and drug administration is warning about the dangers of misusing a popular type of medication. >> the use of imodium and similar medications. ali gorman has details. >> it's related to the growing
problem of pain killer. taking big doses of imodium or other medications like it can be dangerous. some are using it to get high and others are using it to self treat opioid withdrawal. it can cause serious heart problems that can be deadly. and also today there is discouraging news when it comes to the battle to curb the obesity epidemic. it remains the same in the last decade and has gone up for women. and the obesity rate went up 5% for women and overall numbers remain high and complications were soaring. >> hypertension and cholesterol and arthritis, however the main problem in many circumstances is being overweight. >> more needs to be done to take
care of the primary problem and help them lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. many experts say the focus should remain on prevention and should be a more aggressive campaign to promote healthy foods and make them more accessible in more communities. >> thank you ali. some local eighth graders teamed up with police and now are presenting their findings in an international platform. and kids went to the phillies game, they didn't just go there to watch baseball. (man) wow. (male off-screen announcer) what's it feel like to win $100,000 home makeover,
a group of students from southwest philadelphia showed off a new documentary they made. only graders with there from la salle school left for washington, d.c., they made a documentary that focuses on the trust of police and the community. officers from the 18th district helped with the project and they presented the film at the association of chiefs of police conference. storms today did not dampen
time for accuweather at the "action news" big board. melissa magee is here now. >> reporter: it's definitely calmer across the delaware and lehigh valley. that is good news after the strong showers and storms that moved through. it's quiet as we look at stormtracker 6 live double scan radar, no issues with precipitation just a small shower moving off the coast in ocean county. if you are traveling along route 9 and along the garden state parkway, right there between the two highways, between barnegat and barnegat light we are tracking a shower but it's moving out to sea. this was taken by brian in newark, delaware, this is pea size hail that moved through during the height of that storm. you can see that we had the hail that moved through the showers and storms and a big thanks for
sharing the picture with us. it's cooler in the wake of the system. only 66 at this hour in philadelphia. 63 in lancaster, allentown and the lehigh valley, and cape may point coming in at 66 and dover at 67 and 65 in beach haven. the other part of the story, strong showers and storms but not much in the way of precipitation. it's cooler today and we have the blustery winds from the west northwest, gusting as high as 38 miles per hour in allentown and 36 miles per hour in reading and 29 miles per hour in philadelphia and a gust coming in at 24 miles per hour there in millville. here is satellite 6 along with action radar you see why we have the showers and storm, had is the short wave moving through and now exiting to the east and to the west clear skies and high pressure that sets up shop for the next few days. the call from accuweather here for the rest of tonight, turning clear and a chill in the air,
we'll drop down into the middle up toer 40s in the northwest suburbs, dropping down to 49 in toms river. as we look at the day planner, a nice day tomorrow. a cool start 57 at 8:00 a.m., bright and sunny all the way through. 67 at 8:00 a.m., and 72 at 2:00 and maxing out at 75. your five-day at 5:00, a gorgeous day tomorrow and a bit a breeze up to 30 miles per hour. we'll max out in the middle 70s and sunny and delightful on friday, and warming up by saturday with afternoon showers and storms on the way, a high of 84. sunshine returns sunday afternoon and the winds pick up and a high temperature of 76 degrees, the storms are moving on out and moving out in time to see what cecily is up to at the philadelphia zoo. cecily you have the chinchilla? >> i'm not hanging out with the
chinchilla now. >> this is a dagu. they are from chile and they are super fast and can jump really high. this is for his protection, something interesting about these guys, they are extremely social and live in large groups and have built in baby sitting and nurse their friend's young. i'm feeding the penguins live from the philadelphia zoo. free baby sitting got to love that. >> much more coming your way. i drive a golf ball. i drive to the hoop. i drive a racecar. i have a driver. his name is carl. but that's not what we all have in common. we talked to our doctors about treatment
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any kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. xarelto® is the number one prescribed blood thinner in its class. well that calls for a round of kevin nealons. make mine an arnold palmer. same here. with xarelto® there is no regular blood monitoring and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto® was the right move for us. ask your doctor about xarelto®. "action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. hello again, here is what is happening on "action news" tonight. then there were two. republicans and now democrats have their presumptive presidential nominees. what is next in the presidential race. we'll break it down. hundreds of new teachers will be in philadelphia classrooms this fall, that is not the only positive step that the district it taking and we'll have the details. all a sudden -- boom.
>> and a cab driver caught in the storms, narrowly missing being crushed. you'll hear from him. and now the 2016 race for the white house is now set. with big wins last night hillary clinton can now call herself the presumptive democratic nominee for president. in a move we have not seen, there is no scheduled campaign events. hillary clinton, bernie sanders and donald trump must reassess. voters have spoken, hillary clinton and donald trump will represent their party in the general election, both have made history. trump has earned more votes than any other republican candidate for president in the history of our nation. and clinton the first woman to earn a nomination for president. >> despite the results, bernie sanders is vowing to stay in the democratic race, his next move is to try to convince hundreds of superdelegates to switch the
votes. but many democrats say now is the time to unite the party and get behind hillary clinton. >> reporter: hey rick and monica, you know donald trump is still facing backlash from his own party about the comments he made about the mexican ancestry of a federal judge but house republicans sticking by trump and reaffirming his endorsement and support. fresh from tuesday's primary wins, hillary clinton is excited to make history. >> we have reached a milestone, first time in our nation's history, that a woman will be a major party's nominee! >> and looking to the general election, the presumptive nominee wantses to make history again. >> are you ready for the debate stage? >> i think it will be a singular moment in american history. >> nominee donald trump
targeting clinton too, promoting a speech he calls major. >> we'll discussion all the things that have taken place with the clintons. backed by attack ads. clinton releasing this spot with $20 million of distribution behind it. >> when i saw donald trump mock a disabled person, i was shocked. >> and a pro trump super pack -- >> i did not send classified material. >> not a single time. >> blasting the clintons with $1.1 million behind it. and bernie sanders heading back home to vermont but planning to cut his campaign in half. he would have to flip almost 400 of clinton's superdelegates to win the nomination. sanders is set to sit down with president obama tomorrow morning. the president will hold off on endorsing clinton until after the meeting. >> lauren thank you.
now we have two presumptive nominees, what is next for the republican and democratic candidates, the last primary, washington, d.c.'s primary is tuesday and then it switches totally to the general election. a process will start to surface that, is the potential vice presidential running mates tore hillary clinton and donald trump and top democrats and republicans are deciding the party as platforms and that is decided by their policy goals and values and actions to appeal to the general public. >> we are 47 days away from the democratic national convention here in philadelphia. organizers are sorting where to house the 50,000 people that are expected to attend. there is still room in the city but that is likely to change as we get closer. you'll hear from convention city officials about what is already in place as well as plans to help those that don't have money to spend. coming up tonight on "action
news" at 6:00. now we head into the most critical phase of choosing the next president of the united states. you can download the 6 abc news app to stay on it's action. get breaking news alerts on the campaign trail as well as live results on election night the free download for your mobile device. the philadelphia school district is in the midst of a major turn around and hundreds of new teachers are in the classrooms this fall, programs cut due to budget consaints are coming back. >> are you going to white your partner's name -- >> at the julio school in kensington soon to graduate from a select masters program at temple university. her majors are science and math and she will be assigned to a philadelphia school in the fall. >> i want to show that anyone can be a scientists, the stigma of the fact that only men can be
a scientists or really really smart, no you have to ask yeses. >> we always have between 300 and 500 people we have to hire each year. >> the district is hiring 500 new teachers this month and counselors and teachers are being hired as well so every school will once again be fully staffed and all music programs are back in business, a stunning come back from three years ago where there was 5,000 layoffs. >> this is fiscal management where you get to a place where the expenditures are not out pacing the revenues. we are at the place temporarily. after years of misery, it appears that the school district is by and large on a new role. >> the new district is doing what we need them to do, corporate technology and be passionate about our children. >> you want to be there to show them all the world has to offer
them. >> and challenges remain hour? >> there is still no teachers contract after years of bitter wrangling and the budget gap of over a half million dollars that will resurface in three years. it has to be addressed one and for all. in spring garden, vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." in other news tonight a man was shot to dem in a camden home. and it happened on walnut street after midnight. camden county police officers responding to a 911 call, found 26-year-old walker with a gunshot wound. he was rushed to the hospital but did not survive. in chester county, accused child molester, christopher giuseppe appeared before a judge in downingtown accused of abusing three children all under the age of 10. authorities say he knew his victims. in 2014 and this past april.
an elderly woman missing for to days is safe and sound at home. joyce laurie who has alzheimer's was located today. she disappeared on monday when an officer told her to move her car. she was with her granddaughter at the time who was at the parking authority paying off a traffic ticket. now, to damaging storms that hit our area, many folks are without power and the cleanup continues from all that trees that fell. in philadelphia a tree found on a cab, when it was parked. he was playing a game on his phone waiting for his next ride and then the storm hit fast and hard. >> all of a sudden kaboom. the car actually -- part of it lifted off the ground from the weight of the tree. and i didn't know what happened, i was scared. >> freeburg was not hurt but the window was shattered by the tree branch.
and the buzzing sound you hear is from live wires coming in contact with a car in landsdowne. firefighter jim car captured the video of the car engulfed in flames and tells "action news" that the driver got out in time and was not hurt, crews had to wait for the power company to shut off the line before putting out the fire. wow. time now for an update on the highways for your wednesday night. >> over to matt pellman to see what is going on. >> really long lines on 95, people are waiting to get somewhere. northbound side is backed up still with phillies volume from the airport to penn's landing, the whole way to cotman avenue. southbound backs down from the airport to 320 in delco, schuylkill westbound bumper to bumper traffic from passyunk to gladwyne, these are long delays, because of the wet conditions and the earlier phils game and
normal wednesday afternoon volume. a downed tree in east falls blocking queen lane and stay with ridge instead. and jammed solid on 70 eastbound in cherry hill because up ahead there are downed wires blocking the lanes at wegmans and traffic light troubles too, stay on chapel avenue and 38 jammed through morristown and the crash that caused that jam cleared out. good luck getting home rick and monica. >> thanks a lot. >> much more to come on "action news" wednesday evening. they brought out the flower leis and the hula dancers to honor a veteran on her special day. we'll take you there for the celebration. and meteorologist, cecily tynan, live at the philadelphia zoo with the outdoor adventure. >> reporter: hi monica and rick, i have baja with me, a mexican rosy boa found in mexico and the
southwestern united states, the baja is especially active because it's his feeding day, they get fed once a week and then go into a food coma. see the small head, they can eat anything as big as the widest part of its body. speaking of food i will be feeding the penguins live from the philadelphia zoo. and talk about the fall like chill in the accuweather forecast. >> he is hungry. >> and looking at the camera. >> plus, jaime apody has eagles, phillies and more coming up in sports.
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rest of the year -- not much to talk about offensively, two hits in the first inning, i thought we would get lackey on a bad day but only one more hit. >> there is only so much can you do under the watchful eye of your coaches. that is why the coaches and tight ends and wide receivers will work out in san diego. they get a six week break until training camp tomorrow. both darren sproles and cox skip the voluntary portion. cox expects to be on training camp on time. >> i am here today and happy to be here and happy to be with my teammates. >> with the coaches? >> dive into the play book. >> good, good. good to be back. >> you miss the guys? >> oh yeah. oh yeah. we still talk though.
while i was gone. >> is it nice to have extra family time? >> yes, it is. it is. >> but the guys understood? >> yes they did. >> how about the quarterbacks splitting reps in camps, sam bradford raves about his coach and carson wentz tells us his biggest surprise so far. tennis fans you won't see maria sharapova is suspended for two years, after testing positive for a banned substance. she will appeal to the highest court because she didn't know the substance was banned. and quite a whirlwind for the wildcats honored by tom wolf in harrisburg. and nba finals game three,
warriors and cavs, warriors looking for a 3-0 lead. >> thanks jaime. a world war ii veteran got a taste of the tropics today -- virginia fulton served as a military nurse in hawaii then go to injured soldiers in world war ii, and they held her a liuau fr her 105th birthday. >> i did my best to keep everybody happy. >> she loves people and they love her. >> one old picture showed fulton brought her own hula home after the war. we say thank you virginia for your service and happy birthday.
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philadelphia zoo with the outdoor adventure. >> cool animals. feeding time. >> yes, and we are having fish tonight. i am feeding a baby here. right here. ha, ha, ha. i was trying but okay. he is camera shy. a lot of people when they think of penguins, they think of happy feet and cold weather penguins but they guys like it warm. >> they are south american species, there is 17 different species of penguin and this is a warmer weather species. >> watch your fingers. they eat strictly a seafood diet. >> variety five different types of fish, we are feeding them trout and they can catch a feeding when they come to the zoo and they have a chance to meet the keeper, every day we do
a keeper class at 12:30. >> how can i get this baby and tell the difference? >> you can tell the baby doesn't have the adult markings, the black band on their chest, we have seven babies born this year. five of them are starting to come out. you get to see them grow up. >> these animals are extremely social? >> they are very social and live in large groups and pair up and mate for life. we have pinto our oldest male. 27 years old and has his female he is paired up with and had two chicks this year. >> congratulations pino. and one guy here looks like he is missing an eye. >> as they get older --
>> i can see that, thank you. how fast can they swim? >> 17 miles per hour. >> that is impressive. it's a great weekend this weekend right. buy summer ale tickets, july 16th go on the website and check that out. come over to the zoo. thank you. i want to talk about the weather and have you keep feeding them. we have a calm after the storm, take a look at the peak wind gusts. 69 miles per hour in camden, harvey cedars, 56 and the highest wind gust in upper deerfield cumberland county, 72 miles per hour. temperatures right now are cooling off. philadelphia 66 and down from the high of 73 this morning. wilmington and millville all 76 and allentown 64 and dover 70 degrees. satellite 6 along with action radar showing the ball of energy that rolled through mid-day that
is now east of long island and pop-up clouds west of the city and tonight clear and the coolest night 45 in the suburbs and 52 in center city. and high pressure over the tennessee valley we get the wind tunnel effect. the high is 75, friday high pressure is over us and the winds diminish, 78 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast you like it a little bit warmer, we have got that over the weekend, saturday 84 degrees and late thunderstorms that could actually be strong to severe late in the day and saturday night. on sunday the sunshine is back and 85 degrees and monday it's refreshing again but windy, 76 degrees and tuesday partly sunny with high of 80 and wednesday partly sunny with the possibility of showers and highs also in the low 80s. here we are live with the penguins, come to the zoo at
12:30 any day to watch them feed the penguins. >> that is like rick in the break room when we have snacks. thank you cecily. >> i recent that remark if it weren't true. >> folks from the cultural society were busy picking the best flower growers. this was at murray avenue school in hunting valley. the flowers were judged.
across the tri-state region. for the entire "action news" team i'm monica malpass have a good night. you scratch my back, i'll scratch yours. you know what it means.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist, cecily tynan and jim gardner. wednesday night and philadelphia's proposed soda tax ignites more protest and the governor signed off on new laws in pennsylvania. but the big story on "action news" is the district tough storms that raked across the tri-state area today. this was the scene repeated in
numerous locations. big trees felled by high winds on this case a tree fell on a car in wilmington. rescue crews worked for 15 minutes to extricate the driver from the vehicle. a tree brought down electric wires in huntington pike and had is the way it looked at manayunk avenue in bala cynwyd where a downed tree crashed through the window of a parked car. here is the situation if palmyra, new jersey. chad pradelli is live on firth lane. >> reporter: jim, crews were busy all afternoon cleaning up out here. take a look. there were two massive trees that when down narrowly missing the house there, they are cut up and cleaned up but talk about near misses, wait until you see the one on federal avenue in camden. here it is. >> i am just driving down the street and the wind was blowing